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, jim, i tweeted it out for the first time today, and you can see behind me the first time, the sun peeking out. i wish i could say that it was melting something as we pan out, but all it is doing is to illuminate the slick spots on the roadway tonight. these are the spots that the folks are having to watch out for, and i caught up with the e mrmg si crews the night, and they are prepping and gearing up for what could be a busy night. >> a sound all too common when the roads look like this. inside fire station 23, they are checking equipment, and their boots are ready to hit the snow, and county chairman cory stewart met us there, and he warns of a treacherous night and morning sglcht it is difficult to cle clear -- it is difficult to clear, because of the treacherous sheet of ice under the snow, and perilous conditions, and urging people to stay home. >> reporter: a tough drive for this man and his mom, and a four-hour trip from jersey. >> on the highway it is 50 mile s an hour. >> reporter: 50? >> to oh no, 1-5, 15 miles an hour. >> reporter: and look at this, five, six plow truck
afternoon, on this snowy monday. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm jim handly, and here we go, folks. all of the area schools are closed today and two school districts have decided about tomorrow. prince william county schools will be closed and the frederick county schools in virginia closed as well. you can get the realtime updates any time at nbcwashington.com. and a live look outside and the snow has stopped to come kodownn the nation's capital. be. >> but that does not mean it is safe to go out doors. veronica johnson is in the weather center with the latest. veronica? >> yes, and for the overnight period travel is dangerous with a lot of icy patches on the area roads. and meanwhile, we are seeing the snow head out of here just as chuck bell said this morning, the last of it is right down here to the south. you can see the exit of st. charles county and st. mary's, and the northern neck down here. this one area should be out of here in the next two the three the hours completely making its way east and southeast, and then what is next for us is some very cold air. and now n a few min
of war, it affects how and when every american finally comes home. our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski is again traveling with the chairman of the joint chiefs in afghanistan. he joins us by satellite from bagram air base. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. u.s. and nato leaders were already scheduled to meet tomorrow in brussels, to talk about the way ahead in afghanistan. instead they may be looking for the way out. joint chiefs chairman general martin dempsey was about to land in afghanistan tonight when he got the word. start preparing to pull all u.s. troops out of afghanistan by the end of the year. >> we are at a point where we have to begin planning for other options. >> reporter: in a phone call today, president obama urged afghan president to sign a bilateral security agreement that would protect any american troops who remain in afghanistan once the war is officially over at the start of next year. karzai once more refused. white house press secretary jay carney said the president immediately ordered plans for a total u.s. withdrawal. >> this i
followed by "saturday night live" hosted by jim parsons with musical guest bet. it's not stopped since 5:00 central time. with the initials of gsh, george s. hole las, founder of the bears. formerly in chicago. the only two original nfl franchises from the founding of the leafs. green bay came along soon after, but they wanted to emphasize in chicago there were only two who have gone all those years. i have nothing to say about what we just saw. >> ed: maybe they slipped on the tarp. >> mike: is there another game after this, shirts and skins? i hope they enjoyed it. 4:15 go in the third. swatted at by engelland. forehanded shot. he and rozsival after that one. rozsival tried to chip further and then it is sutter, feeding one. and then battled for and slugged wide by engelland, taken on by leddy. jammed it again. handzus. thrown across to engelland. tapped on by rozsival. swatted by versteeg. thrown by niskanen. paddled aside by crawford. crawford as toews have been impressive. no one more than jonathan toews. led back across. leddy taking inover there. a shot is blocked down by marc-and
," i'm barbara mare son. >> and i'm jim handly. winter alerts are posted for 49 million people. >> looking outside now, still snowing and temperatures are falling. most kids and federal workers in our area have the day off. storm team4 meteorologist tom kierein begins our coverage, along with meteorologist veronica johnson in the weather center. hi, guys. >> hello. >> when i got up at midnight, it was raining. when i drove in around 1:00 a.m., it was sleeting. when i got here, it was snowing. since about 3:00, 4:00 this morning it's been snowing, much of the region, metro, anyway. >> and on top of that, the temperatures have dropped more than 10 degrees since early this morning, since we're telling folks, a, since it's gotten cold out there now, now is still the time to clean up. this is the type of snow you can push. you don't have to lift it. >> yeah, push-broom, a good idea. storm team4 radar. it's not done yet. there's still quite a band of snow in kentucky and southern west virginia. that's yet to pass south of the metro area. for areas north and west of washington, it's m
? >> reporter: well, jim, that flash mob was in and out in less than a couple of minutes. i'm on the 3200 block of m street northwest, and d.c. police hope that someone can recognize the persons of interest in this video. take a close look at this surveillance video from true religion brand jeans in georgetown. nearly two weeks ago, just before 6:30 in the evening, a dozen teens walk in the front door holding bags. police say the flash mob steals over a thousand dollars worth of clothes and walks out. tonight true religion employees won't comment, but other georgetown fashion businesses are speaking out. >> i can't believe that all of those people could steal something all at one time. >> reporter: maria works at camper, a high-end shoe store a couple of doors down. >> are you ever concerned that something like that could happen? >> all the time. i mean, we've had plenty of people steal a few shoes just in our window display. so i can only imagine having all those merchandise taken all at once. >> take a look at what they do. >> reporter: i showed the surveillance video to cameron murrell, a se
to search for the suspects. jackie? >> reporter: jim, the mail carrier is expected to survive his injuries. but this crime, this crime is causing outrage. he was left injured and tied up in the back of his u.s. postal service van. people in this neighborhood near catholic university are saddened and angry that someone who works hard to bring them their mail and packages in all kinds of weather was victimized, beaten, and robbed. it was just after 4:00 p.m. when according to law enforcement accounts, the mail carrier was confronted by two men near number 50 hawaii avenue northeast. at least one had a gun. they forced him back to his van where he was assaulted and robbed of his wallet and keys. it's not clear if any mail was stolen. neighbors are absolutely horrified. many say the carrier is like a family member to them. >> i've been knowing him for probably 10, 12 years. a little scary right now. come out and something like this happens. especially to somebody you know. >> i'm just devastated. i don't -- i hope that maybe -- i don't know if any neighbors were home. combination of retired pe
: jim, this tragedy shows why it is so important for all of us to help each other out right now. shoveling snow for the third time in seven days. >> i got to catch my breath for a minute. >> reporter: late this afternoon, the hated chore of winter turned deadly for a 60-year-old bowie maryland woman. neighbors heard her husband's cry for help. betty loehmann needs cpr. she didn't hesitate. >> i did mouth-to-mouth on her. and then the other lady down the street, she was doing the compressions on her. all he was saying is please, bring her back for me. >> reporter: sadly, the woman later died. those who bought snow blowers this year are definitely getting their money's worth out of them. these two bowie teens were doing their best to help their mother clear the driveway. tough going due to the layer of ice under the snow. next door nicole peterson was clearing off her car and worrying about tuesday's commute. >> tomorrow morning, i hope that it's not too icy on the roads. but as cold as it is out here tonight, i think it's going to be pretty slick. >> and even if you did shovel yo
and it was pretty out there even for the mid-to late '60s. well, today we learned that jim lange has died. he was the host for over ten years, he always kept it clean and civil with a wink. his fashions were something to watch. he was a veteran deejay before and after his tv days, jim lange was 81 years old. >>> and sign of the times, they are dropping bereavement fares for those who lost a loved one, usually it is about 5% off the lowest fare. some carriers still do but the passenger has to offer proof and part of the problem is the web often offers even lower fares. >>> another decline to report. this has to do with america's consumption of orange juice, which last year hit a 15-year low. per capita, the consumption down almost 40% in america. the industry blames the stigmatizing of sugar, and changing of the american breakfast habits. >>> when we come back, how the race car profession is driving on a tragedy to hit home. in our make a difference segment. hit home. in our make a difference segment. fashz saw my doctor. a blood test showed it was low testosterone, not age. we talked about ax
'm chris lawrence in for jim hanley. >> i'm pat lawson muse. the hispanic association is the latest to come out against a controversial law in arizona. announcing it is pulling its upcoming convention out of phoenix. >> the law is to allow business owners to refuse to serve based on religious beliefs. >> reporter: there are many here who feel the religious freedoms measure could lead to the longest and ugliest chapter in the history of their state. >> this is a fight been fought whether times over the last 100 years, the right to not discriminate. >> reporter: the questions continue to grow outside the arizona statehouse today. while inside, governor jan brewer meets with lawmakers on both sides of a controversial religious freedom bill. >> i have a right as a business owner to say, i refuse to serve you for whatever particular reason. >> reporter: the concern is the potential reason. opponents say the measure is a thinly veiled attempt to allow lesbian s to refuse services to customers or any else. >> it feels like it opens the door for discrimination in this huge broad spectrum. >> report
and driving. two men who would never have met are now forever linked thanks to distracted driving. nbc's jim rosenfield has their story. >> i went from going an active lifestyle every day took bed ridden. >> reporter: anthony really shouldn't be here. >> i literally said to myself i'm done. >> reporter: understandable when you look at the condition of the truck he was driving one saturday morning three years ago in bucks county. this mangled sedan landed on top of the cab of his dump truck. his father was in the passenger seat. >> i remember screaming. >> reporter: the dashboard was wrapped around his legs. >> the way the wreckage of the truck was crushed it was like the roof had come down in between us. >> reporter: among his injuries his legs, pelvis, hip all broken. his brain was bleeding. his father broke his neck. the guy who hit them? >> if i had been watching the road i would not be talking to you today. 27-year-old william van camp admits he was texting and driving. >> i was talking to three different people. i'm not sure which one i was talking to at the time. >> all via text. >> th
stone sat police headquarters now with the latest. shomari? >> reporter: well, jim, tonight d.c. police are searching for killer of this teen. i talked to a lot of folks in southeast, and they tell me that they are sick and tired of the gun violence. tonight's victim marks the 20th homicide this year in the district. keep in mind, there were a total of 12 by this time last year. tonight we're learning more about this latest murder. a law enforcement source tells me the 18-year-old was standing on the 4300 block of halley terrace southeast. suddenly, someone shot him in the neck, and he died shortly before 6:00 this evening. police are questioning people in the neighborhood to try and get a lead on this case. meanwhile, people who live in the area want the violence to stop. >> i feel like it is a broken home. another mom has to bury their child, and another family is just in pieces tonight. >> reporter: now, i have the name of this latest victim. police tell me that they are in the process of notifying his relatives. and i won't release it out of respect for the family. live here in nort
. >> "news4 at 4" starts right now. >> i'm barbara harrison in for jim handly. >> and i'm pat larson muse. we have new information of what to expect for the sunday storm? >> let's get to amelia segal and what is coming our way? >> well, barbara starting sunday evening the rain will be moving into the area during the overnight hours into monday morning where we will see a period of mix. that includes the potential for ice before it turns over to all snow for the majority of the day on monday. coming up in a little bit, i will have much more on the storm, and before we get to monday morning, we will have the weekend to enjoy, and i will have the forecast, pat. >> thank you, amelia, and the first wave of the powerful storm is hammering much of southern california, and we are seeing flooded roads and mud slides in the same communities that dealt with wildfires recently, and today's storm has knocked out power to 14,000 people and caused a bunch of accidents. we will go live to one area in california where they have evac waited 1,000 homes and expecting 7 inches of rain. >>> it is one of the scari
by jimmy, texted me to meet him one block away. >> tom? >> yeah. are you jim? >> what's up? >> reporter: which brings us back to that familiar scene and that plastic bag. tell me what i'm looking at here, syringes, one bottle. >>> how do i know that it's authentic? >> see the numbers here? >> reporter: sure enough. what appears to be an authentic bottle of the popular steroid gpsust. >> over time they cause tremendous, tremendous harm. strokes, cancer of the liver, pancreatitis. >> reporter: dr. harris says the side effects are even more threatening to a teenager's body. and according to a study published in the journal pediatrics, one in 20 students has used steroids for muscle growth. the largest group not athletes. according to findings by fenway substitute, gay teens are nearly six times more likely to use. >> they said to themselves if i do steroids, i'll build myself up, and i'll become very muscular. i can defend myself and i'll look better. >> reporter: there is no one single source for where these drugs enter the black market. jamie says he gets his from medicine cabinets. >> m
detective jim wallace hit on an idea. to use a tool that didn't even exist when carol lubahn fought with her husband on a march night in 1981. >>> coming up -- the long arm of facebook. >> it's the kind of a place where we say here i am. it's also a place you can find people. >> the result, a dramatic turn in the case and fresh heartbreak for carol's family. she's not dead, and their beloved son-in-law is not a killer. >> reporter: but of all mike sr.'s family members, perhaps no one was as torn as his namesake first born son, mike jr., who loved his father unreservedly. followed him into the family painting business. worked side by side with him for decades. and who had confessed to detectives that, like his aunt terri, he, too, had doubts about his father. doubts that had taken root shortly after mike sr.'s second wife left him. >> he talked about my stepmother constantly, for years, nonstop. >> and why was that so significant to you? >> because he never talked about my mother. >> at all? >> never. >> reporter: but mike never confronted his father. >> i just knew in the back of my mind tha
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